Live Bookmarks - Firefox
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This article explains how to use the Firefox "Live Bookmarks" feature to access web feeds.
Some web sites post lots of new articles or updates and provide an easy way to keep track of them through RSS or Atom web feeds. While you can always visit your bookmarked sites to see the latest articles, it's sometimes more convenient to have new stories sent to you automatically in a web feed. You can get the latest information that interests you this way, whether it's new headlines from Yahoo News's Business section, the latest entries from your favorite blog, or even news updates from mozillaZine.
If you are browsing a web site that has an available RSS or Atom feed, this icon: will appear at the right side of the Location Bar (or at the bottom-right of the browser window if you are using Firefox 1.0.x.)
Subscribing to feeds using Live Bookmarks
You can choose different options for subscribing to web feeds, including "Add Live Bookmarks in Firefox", from "Tools -> Options -> Applications", by clicking on "Web Feed" in the list of content types and choosing an option from the drop-down menu.
You can choose different options for subscribing to web feeds, including "Live Bookmarks", based on your selections under "Tools -> Options -> Feeds":
How to add a Live Bookmark
When you are on a web page where a web feed is available:
If a site doesn't display the icon in the Firefox Location Bar, it may still have an available feed. If you see a small orange icon with "RSS", "RDF" "XML" or "Atom" on the web page, then that icon will link to the feed. In Firefox 2 and above, you may be able to simply click the web feed link in the webpage to subscribe to the feed; otherwise, to manually add the feed as a Live Bookmark, follow these directions:
Manually adding a Live Bookmark
Context-click (right-click) the "RSS", "RDF", "XML" or "Atom" icon that links to the web feed and select "Copy Link Location", then proceed as follows: